Student Nurses Association

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The Student Nurses Association is open to all pre-nursing and nursing students. The mission of LSUHNO SNA is to enhance nursing education through community service activities that promote social and professional development. Membership in LSUHNO SNA confers membership in the district, state and National Student Nurses’ Association.



  SNA Officers Spring 2023

 

 

President Lendelle Cannon lcann5@lsuhsc.edu
Vice President Kent Cheramie kcher2@lsuhsc.edu
Secretary Triska Thomas ttho43@lsuhsc.edu
Treasurer Katie Oeland koelan@lsuhsc.edu
Historian Rhys Lopiparo rlopip@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Elizabeth McCormick emcco3@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Chair Bradley “Joe” Poret bporet@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Colin Niselman cnisel@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Mariel “Mimi” Rossi-deVries mros13@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Kandice Kirby kkirb1@lsuhsc.edu
Guest Speaker Coordinator Jena Alfonso jalfo3@lsuhsc.edu
Parliamentarian Patrick Hutchinson phutc2@lsuhsc.edu
Faculty Advisor Elizabeth Hopkins ehopk1@lsuhsc.edu
Faculty Advisor Helen Neil hneil@lsuhsc.edu


Meetings Dates

Meeting Date Time Location
Meeting Monday, January 30th, 2023 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A
Meeting Monday, February 13th, 2023 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A
Meeting Monday, March 13th, 2023 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A
Meeting Monday, April 17th, 2023 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A


Membership Information
New members of LSUHNO SNA are welcomed to join by the second meeting of each semester! If you have any questions about membership or becoming a member, contact the President. You may pay for your membership through this link on the NSNA website, http://www.nsna.org/membership.html

  • Chapter dues are $5.00 per semester in cash or check
  • To pay these chapter dues, print your confirmation of membership and put this confirmation and the $5.00 chapter dues into an envelope with your name on it and give it to the treasurer.
  • Checks are made out to SNA @ LSUHSC


Bylaws


NSNA and SNA Code of Conduct

  • Maintain the highest standard of personal and professional conduct.
  • Actively promote and encourage the highest level of ethics within nursing education, the profession of nursing, and the student nurses' association.
  • Refuse to engage in, or condone, discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, citizenship, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Treat others with respect and promote an environment that respects human rights, values and choice of cultural and spiritual beliefs
  • Abstain from the use of alcoholic beverages or any substances in the academic and clinical setting that impair judgment


Point System

In order to earn the blue and white SNA graduation cord, a student must be a paying member of SNA no later than the membership deadline of their Junior II semester or the equivalent for CARE, and earn at least 12 points for traditional students, and 8 points for CARE, by graduation. If Senior II’s want their cord by composites pictures, points must be completed by the beginning of their graduating semester. Points are earned by participating in volunteer events and/or by contributing to donation events.

  • Blood donation during LSUHNO SON Blood Drives = 0.5 point
  • Missing Points
    • Any missing points at the end of each semester should be sent to the VP for review. The VP's email is listed at the top of the page in the SNA officer table.

Upcoming Conventions

NSNA: April 12-16, 2023 in Nashville, TN

Meeting Minutes



Newsletters


Helpful Links
National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)
www.nsna.org

Louisiana Student Nurses Association (LASN)
www.lasn.org

NSNA Code of Professional Conduct
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5k0wr4sw3bisiho/Code of Professional Conduct.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct Interpretive Statements
https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdk51g6r3c2pzpc/Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct With Interpretive Statements.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4z3f18l3knxehw0/Nursing Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.pdf?dl=0